Oleoresin Paprika – Most natural and popular food color agent

Oleoresin Paprika is natural coloring agent that is used to enhance coloring of food articles to deep red color. This color is generally available in liquid form and contains fatty acids too. Oleoresin is prepared from capsicum plant and extracted from plant fats, lipids or pigments etc. This is called natural coloring agent as it is prepared from natural substances only.

This paprika is usually used for fast food, Indian dishes, seasoning, sausage etc. It gives natural color and 100 percent safe in use. This is approved by health experts as it does not contain any harmful chemical substances. Its ability to add natural red color to food makes food spicy, delicious or demanded.Oleoresin Paprika - natural coloring agent

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Paprika is prepared with different natural colors and dyes, so it gives amazing color or shade to varied compounds or materials. According to research team, more red color it gives to food items more rating given to Paprika. The grading for Paprika may vary from 60 to 160 that are suitable for different food articles.

This was observed that overall life span of paprika is also higher and it can be stored up to 18 months or more without any damage. After 18 months, Paprika may start losing its chemical properties and it starts becoming slightly faded with different odor. Tests should also be made on Paprika to check capability of product. This product is largely suitable to prepare sausages, juices, cheese or other food items especially in marriages or parties. If you see any particular food article in pretty orange and red color then most of them are processed with Paprika.

You have to extra carefully about quantity of oleoresin paprika otherwise color may become deep that will spoil the whole dish and results will be annoying. Other than Paprika, there are many artificial techniques for coloring food items that are not safe in use and cause food poisoning too. SO it would be great to use natural color agent only to increase overall appearance and lifespan of different food articles.

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